Tag: collage

Feb 6, 2017

Guy Takes Characters from Renaissance Paintings and Photoshops Them Into the Present

Guy Takes Characters from Renaissance Paintings and Photoshops Them Into the Present

In an ongoing series entitled, “Art History in Contemporary Life”, artist Alexey Kondakov skillfully photoshops characters from Renaissance paintings into present day photos he has taken around Europe. The juxtaposition between the two time periods in the digitally altered scenes creates for an interesting visual. You can find many more works from the ongoing…

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Sep 24, 2014

Yulia Brodskaya Rolls Strips of Paper Into Works of Art

Yulia Brodskaya Rolls Strips of Paper Into Works of Art

Quilling or paper filigree is an art form that involves the use of strips of paper that are rolled, shaped, and glued together to create decorative designs. Paper artist and illustrator Yulia Brodskaya uses the technique to create lush, vibrant, three-dimensional artworks. Brodskaya started working as a graphic designer and illustrator in 2006, however…

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Apr 28, 2014

Amazing ‘Forensic Collages’ of Famous Dutch Paintings

Amazing ‘Forensic Collages’ of Famous Dutch Paintings

Michael Mapes is a mixed-media collage artist currently living in Croton Falls, New York. He received his BFA and MFA from the University of Chicago and has exhibited his work in solo and group shows around the country. In a series entitled The Dutch Master collection, Mapes uses a variety of items including: photographic…

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Apr 21, 2014

Discarded Books Transformed Into Exploding 3D Collages

Discarded Books Transformed Into Exploding 3D Collages

Kerry Miller brings old and discarded books back to life, turning them into unique pieces of 3D artwork. The mixed media and collage artist carefully carves out illustrations found within the book, sometimes using inks and watercolours to enrich and enhance the final piece. As Miller explains on her website: “My work is a…

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Mar 17, 2014

Surreal Anatomical Collages by Bedelgeuse

Surreal Anatomical Collages by Bedelgeuse

Travis Bedel aka bedelgeuse is a mixed media artist that creates anatomical collages from cutouts of vintage etchings and illustrations, combining them into anatomical, botanical, and other biological parts. Travis says his artworks can range from ‘5 inches to 6 feet’. You can see many more of his collages on tumblr. He also sells…

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Nov 18, 2013

Color-Coded Objects Organized Neatly

Color-Coded Objects Organized Neatly

Emily Blincoe is a freelance photographer, born and raised in Austin, Texas. Much of her work centers around color and natural light, including the ongoing series Colors Organized Neatly which includes various objects from candies to plants. Emily has amassed an impressive following on Instagram where she has almost 100,000 followers. If you’re interested…

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Apr 20, 2013

Larger Than Life Portraits Made from Everyday Objects

Larger Than Life Portraits Made from Everyday Objects

Starting from a photograph, Bernard Pras creates amazing pieces of art by adding ordinary objects like used toys, tools, pieces of rubber, or whatever else you can think of. From up-close his works look like nothing more than random stacks of stuff, but from a certain angle and distance, they reveal their true beauty.…

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